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British Columbia Breweries

Last updated: November 29, 2000


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Aldergrove

Backwoods Brewing
26004 Fraser Highway
Aldergrove BC V4W 3V7

Phone: +1 604-856-1055

Microbrewery
Opened August 1, 1998.
Brewer: Derrick Smith.

Annacis Island

Coquihalla Brewery
1679 Clivenden Avenue
Annacis Island BC V3M 6V5

Phone: +1 604-521-9698

Microbrewery
Opened December 21, 1996.
Brewer: Dave Lewthwaite.

Bowen Island

Bowen Island Brewing
595 Artisan Lane
Bowen Island BC V09 1G0

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened June 17, 1994.
Closed 1997.
Capacity 10,000 barrels.
Moved to Vancouver.

Burnaby

Pacific Western Brewing
7972 Enterprise Street
Burnaby BC V5A 1V7

Phone: +1 604-421-2119
Fax: +1 604-421-0090

Microbrewery
Opened 1957.
Brewer: Kelly Olson.
Capacity 170,000 barrels.

Campbell River

Cog And Kettle Brewery
205 Merecroft Village
489 South Dogwood
Campbell River BC V9Z O76

Brewpub - Closed
Opened April 20, 1996.

Cobble Hill

Merridale Ciderworks
1230 Merridale Road
RR1
Cobble Hill BC V0R 1L0

Phone: +1 800-998-9908
Fax: +1 250-743-9310

Microbrewery

Coquitlam

Coquitlam Brewing
#1045 - 1163 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam BC

Phone: +1 604-552-2337
Fax: +1 604-464-2739

Brewpub

Creston

Labatt Columbia Brewery
(Interbrew SA)
1220 Erickson
PO Box 1950
Creston BC V0B 1G0

Phone: +1 604-428-9344
Fax: +1 604-428-3433

Large Brewery
Opened 1988.
Brewer: Kevin Hryclik.

Delta

Shaftebury Brewing
7989 82nd Street
Delta BC V4G 1L7

Phone: +1 604-940-2887
Fax: +1 604-940-2898

Microbrewery
14.5 points / 1 beer
Opened August 19, 1987.
Brewer: Brent Duncan.
Capacity 12,750 barrels.

Invermere

Windermere Valley Brewing
PO Box 2784
Invermere BC V0A 1K0

Phone: +1 250-342-0330

Microbrewery
Opened 1997.

Kamloops

Bear Brewing
965 McGill Place
Kamloops BC V2C 6N9

Phone: +1 250-851-2543
Fax: +1 250-851-9953

Microbrewery
Opened April 1, 1994.
Brewer: David Beardsell.
Capacity 5,950 barrels.

Kelowna

Black Mountain Schoolhouse Café
2040 Old Joe Riche Road
Kelowna BC V1X 4K4

Brewpub - Closed
Opened 1996.
Closed December 1, 1997.
Tree Brewing
1083 Richter Street
Kelowna BC V1Y 2K6

Phone: +1 888-604-8733
Fax: +1 250-860-8839

Microbrewery
Opened April 30, 1996.
Brewer: Don Moore.
Capacity 6,800 barrels.

Kimberly

Kimberley Brewing
417-C 304th Street
PO Box 703
Kimberly BC V0B 1Z0

Phone: +1 250-427-5320
Fax: +1 250-427-5328

Microbrewery
Opened November 29, 1996.
Brewer: Duff Boyd.

Mission

Mission Springs Brewing
7160 Oliver Street
Mission BC V2V 6K5

Phone: +1 604-820-1009
Fax: +1 604-820-8091

Microbrewery
Opened November 28, 1996.
Brewer: Stefan Arnason.
Capacity 1,200 barrels.

Nanaimo

Bastion City Brewing
50 Commercial Street
Nanaimo BC V9R 5G4

Microbrewery - Closed
Closed 1997.

Nelson

Nelson Brewing
512 Latimer Street
Nelson BC V1L 4T9

Phone: +1 250-352-3582
Fax: +1 250-352-3466

Microbrewery
12.0 points / 1 beer
Opened April 1, 1991.
Brewer: Paddy Glenny.
Capacity 2,652 barrels.

New Westminster

Labatt Breweries British Columbia
(Interbrew SA)
210 Brunette Avenue
New Westminster BC V3L 4Z2

Phone: +1 604-521-1844
Fax: +1 604-521-6848

Microbrewery
Brewer: B. Donnelly.
Capacity 636,000 barrels.

North Vancouver

Horseshoe Bay Brewing
1481 Dominion Street
North Vancouver BC V7J 1B3

Phone: +1 604-984-2537
Fax: +1 604-984-7556

Microbrewery
Opened April 1, 1982.
Brewer: Dean Ashdown.
Capacity 1,914 barrels.
Sailor Hägar's Brewpub
221 West First Street
North Vancouver BC V7B 1M3

Phone: +1 604-984-3087
Fax: +1 604-984-2990

Brewpub
Opened May 25, 1994.
Brewer: Gary Lohin.
Capacity 340 barrels.

Osoyoos

Ridge Brewing
PO Box 431
Highways 3 and 97
Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0

Microbrewery
Opened 1998.

Penticton

Barley Mill Brewpub
2460 Skaha Lake Road
Penticton BC V2A 6E9

Phone: +1 250-493-8000

Brewpub
Brewer: Ray Huson.
Tin Whistle Brewing
954 West Eckhardt Avenue
Penticton BC V2A 2C1

Phone: +1 250-770-1122
Fax: +1 250-770-1122

Microbrewery
16.0 points / 1 beer
Opened August 10, 1995.
Brewer: Richard Grierson.
Capacity 816 barrels.
Wild Horse Brewing
#204 - 399 Main Street
Penticton BC V2A 5C2

Phone: +1 250-493-4030
Fax: +1 250-493-0506

Microbrewery
Opened December 3, 1997.
Brewer: Matt Phillips.

Prince George

Buffalo Brewing
Prince George BC

Brewpub

Revelstoke

Mount Begbie Brewing
201C Victoria Road East
PO Box 2995
Revelstoke BC V0E 2S0

Phone: +1 250-837-2756
Fax: +1 250-837-3082

Microbrewery
Opened April 1, 1996.
Brewer: Bart Larson.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.

Richmond

Bayou Brewing
12751 Bathgate Way
Richmond BC V6V 1Y5

Phone: +1 604-270-9965

Microbrewery
Bentley's Brewhouse
10720 Cambie Road
Richmond BC V6X 1K8

Phone: +1 604-273-5327

Microbrewery
Opened November 1, 1997.
Big River Brewing
180 - 14200 Entertainment Boulevard
Richmond BC M6K 1X8

Microbrewery
Shady Island Brewing
8511 Francis Road
Richmond BC V6A 1A7

Phone: +1 604-241-0023

Microbrewery
Opened March 1, 1997.

Salt Spring Island

Gulf Islands Brewery
270 Furness Road
Salt Spring Island BC V8K 1Z7

Phone: +1 250-653-2383
Fax: +1 250-537-1389

Microbrewery
Opened July 25, 1998.
Brewer: Murray Hunter.
Capacity 364 barrels.

Squamish

Howe Sound Inn and Brewery
37801 Cleveland Avenue
PO Box 978
Squamish BC V0N 3G0

Phone: +1 800-919-2537
Fax: +1 604-892-2631

Brewpub
Opened August 1, 1996.
Brewer: John Mitchell.
Tall Ship Ale Company
39002-E Discovery Way
Squamish BC V0N 3G0

Phone: +1 604-892-5696
Fax: +1 604-892-5606

Microbrewery
Opened June 28, 1994.
Brewer: Bill Herdman.
Capacity 4,250 barrels.

Summerland

Happy Valley Brewing
PO Box 1517
Summerland BC V0H 1Z0

Phone: +1 604-494-9314

Microbrewery

Surrey

Russell Brewing
202-13018 80th Avenue
Surrey BC V3W 3A8

Phone: +1 604-599-1190
Fax: +1 604-599-1048

Microbrewery
Opened June 26, 1995.
Brewer: Mark Russell.
Capacity 1,700 barrels.

Vancouver

Beaver Beer Brewing
703 - 1399 Fountain Way
Vancouver BC V6H 3T3

Phone: +1 604-732-1399

Microbrewery
Opened 1998.
Brewer: Clifford Thompson.
Bowen Island Brewing
3300 Bridgeway Street
Vancouver BC V5K 1H9

Phone: +1 604-293-2282
Fax: +1 604-293-2280

Microbrewery
Opened June 17, 1994.
Brewer: Don Bradley.
Capacity 10,000 barrels.
Creek Restaurant, Brewery and Bar
1253 Johnson Street
Vancouver BC V6H 3R9

Phone: +1 604-685-7070
Fax: +1 604-685-7079

Brewpub
Opened October 1, 1997.
Brewer: Don Harms.
Dix's Barbeque and Brewery
871 Beatty Street
Vancouver BC V6B 2M6

Microbrewery
Granville Island Brewing
(Cascadia Brands)
1000-1200 West 73rd Avenue
Vancouver BC V6P 6G5

Phone: +1 604-267-9463
Fax: +1 604-264-6810

Microbrewery
15.0 points / 1 beer
Opened June 1, 1984.
Brewer: Joe Goetz.
Capacity 68,000 barrels.
Molson Breweries
Western Division
1550 Burrard Street
Vancouver BC V6J 3G5

Phone: +1 604-664-1786
Fax: +1 604-664-1900

Corporate Headquarters
Brewer: Armand Thompson.
Molson Breweries
Western Division
604 West Broadway #1100
Vancouver BC V5Z 4C2

Phone: +1 604-664-1786
Fax: +1 604-664-1900

Corporate Headquarters
R and B Brewing
54 East Fourth Avenue
Vancouver BC V5T 1E8

Phone: +1 604-874-2537
Fax: +1 604-874-2517

Microbrewery
Opened September 1, 1997.
Brewer: Rick Dellow, Barry Benson.
Capacity 1,700 barrels.
Steam Works Brewing
375 Water Street
Vancouver BC V6B 5C6

Phone: +1 604-689-2739
Fax: +1 604-669-2329

Brewpub
Opened July 1, 1995.
Brewer: Conrad Gmozer.
Steve's Beer and Wine Brewing Centres
310 Commercial Drive
Vancouver BC V5L 3V6

Phone: +1 604-255-9119
Fax: +1 604-255-7276

Microbrewery
Opened October 1, 1996.
Storm Brewing
310 Commercial Drive
Vancouver BC V5L 3V6

Phone: +1 604-255-9119
Fax: +1 604-255-7276

Microbrewery
Opened June 1, 1995.
Brewer: James Walton, Chris Bostwick.
Capacity 110,500 barrels.
Yaletown Brewing
202-1110 Hamilton Street
Vancouver BC V6B 2S2

Phone: +1 604-688-0039
Fax: +1 604-681-2749

Brewpub
Opened December 22, 1994.
Brewer: Iain Hill.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.

Vernon

Okanagan Spring Brewery
(Sleeman Brewing and Malting)
2801 27A Avenue
Vernon BC V1T 1T5

Phone: +1 250-542-2337
Fax: +1 250-542-7780

Microbrewery
14.5 points / 1 beer
Opened October 1, 1985.
Brewer: Stefan Tobler.
Capacity 135,000 barrels.

Victoria

Bedford Brewing
776 Fairview Road
Victoria BC V9A 5V1

Phone: +1 250-995-2337

Brew-on-Premise
Harbour Canoe Brew House
Knucklehead Brewing
450 Swift Street
Victoria BC V8W 1S3

Phone: +1 250-361-1940
Fax: +1 250-361-1950

Brewpub
Opened April 1, 1998.
Brewer: Sean Hoyne.
Lighthouse Brewing
#2 - 836 Devonshire Road
Victoria BC V9A 4T4

Phone: +1 250-383-6500
Fax: +1 250-383-0005

Microbrewery
Opened March 1, 1998.
Brewer: Paul Hoyne.
Prairie Inn Brewing
7806 East Saanich Road
Victoria BC V0S 1M0

Brewpub - Closed
Spinnakers Brewpub
308 Catherine Street
Victoria BC V9A 3S8

Phone: +1 250-386-2739
Fax: +1 250-384-3246

Brewpub
Opened May 15, 1984.
Capacity 1,530 barrels.
Swans Buckerfield Brewery
506 Pandora Avenue
Victoria BC V8W 1N6

Phone: +1 250-361-3310
Fax: +1 250-361-3491

Brewpub
Opened April 1, 1989.
Brewer: Chris Johnson.
Capacity 1,530 barrels.
Vancouver Island Brewing
2330 Government Street
Victoria BC V8T 5G5

Phone: +1 250-360-0007
Fax: +1 250-360-0336

Microbrewery
Opened October 1, 1986.
Brewer: Ross Elliott.
Capacity 21,250 barrels.

Whistler

High Mountain Brewing
4355 Blackcomb Way
Whistler BC V0N 1B4

Phone: +1 604-905-2717
Fax: +1 604-905-2790

Brewpub
Opened April 1, 1997.
Whistler Brewing
1209 Alpha Lake Road
Whistler BC V0N 1B1

Phone: +1 250-932-6185
Fax: +1 250-932-7293

Microbrewery
15.0 points / 1 beer
Opened October 1, 1989.
Brewer: Brad Wheeler.
Capacity 23,000 barrels.


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